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Anna Cano-Morales

TD Alumna Named Associate Vice President of Community, Equity and Diversity at Rhode Island College

The Talent Development Program would like to congratulate TD Nation alumna and former Director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, Anna Cano-Morales, for accepting the position of Associate Vice President of Community, Equity and Diversity at Rhode Island College.  Keep up the amazing work Anna.  We’re very proud of you! For more information […]

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TD Scholar Makes Finding Affordable Textbooks Easier

TD Nation senior, Anthony Markey is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. As a student finding ways to make ends meet, Anthony, along with his co-founder Laionel Cintron wanted to find a way to make college textbooks more affordable. Collectively they came up with the company Libby which is an online platform that […]

Timi Wallace

Timi Wallace: A Talent Development Scholar Takes Full Advantage of His URI Experience

Timi Wallace is a senior in the Talent Development Program majoring in Supply Chain Management who has taken full advantage of his time here at the University. Over the summer Timi intered in Wisconsin at Georgia-Pacific, a national manufacturing company; he is both the recipient of the Hedison Family Scholarship Endowment, the American Screw Company Foundation Scholarship […]


Farewell to the Forleos

  Frank and Sharon Forleo have both served the Talent Development Program for over 40 years. Although their retirement is deserved to say the least, we will greatly miss them and wish them nothing but the best. Thank you forever Frank and Sharon! Your work and legacy will forever live not only in Talent Development […]

Anthony Rodriguez

TD senior, Anthony Rodriguez, featured in URI Engineering Kickoff Campaign

On Wednesday, October 5th, Gov. Raimondo, URI President Dooley, various members of the business community, and state and local officials kicked off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign at the University of Rhode Island. Ballot question #4 will provide millions in funds to expand the URI College of Engineering in addition to creating an affiliated Innovation […]

Alexia Arriaza

TD Nation Graduating Senior, Alexia Arriaza, Overcomes Roadblocks to Graduation

URI featured the story of TD Nation graduating senior, Alexia Arriaza. Her struggle in tending to her son’s medical issues while while balancing school is a testament to her strength. Alexia’s story is both compelling and touching. Her strength is inspiring and determination shows the possibility of surpassing the roadblocks the life presents. ‪#‎TDNation68‬ For […]

Shirley Paulino

TD Alum, Shirley Paulino, Battles Illness

In February of 2016, at just 26, Talent Development alumna, Shirley Paulino, was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Shirley has Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, which is a hormonal positive cancer. This means the cancer is feeding off her ovaries, which she eventually has to remove or suppress. She doesn’t have any kids, so this will undoubtedly affect […]

2015 Graduates

Talent Development Hosts The TD Class of 2016 Spring Breakfast

Attention ALL TD Graduating Seniors (May and August Graduates) Talent Development invites you to attend the TD Class of 2016 Spring Graduation Breakfast and Class Photo being held Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12 PM, in the Hardge Forum of the Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC). Breakfast begins at 10:30 am and the […]

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TD Nation Honors Departed Scholars

On Saturday, the seventh of May 2016, Talent Development hosted the Rousseau Tree of Life Memorial on behalf of all TD scholars who passed away while in pursuit of higher education. Those scholars included Fernando Cano, Jose Figueroa, Breanna Foster, Khoi Pham, Romario Rousseau, Fandia Shloul and Sierra Stanton; four of whom had family representation […]

Domingo Morel

The London School of Economics publishes TD alum, Domingo Morel’s Work

Congratulations to Talent Development alum and former Academic Advisor for the program Dr. Domingo Morel getting his article published on The London School of Economics blog. The piece describes how government takeovers of local authorities can disproportionately effect marginalized populations of people. For the full article, click the following link: http://bit.ly/1Tt9tIS

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